Enhanced Record Taker


Camborne and Newquay


5 x Full Time - Temporary until 31st March 2019

1 x Part Time - Temporary until 31st March 2019 


Full Time = 37 hours per week  

Part Time = 14.43 hours per week

Full Time - The commencing salary will be within Grade 4 starting at £19,719 rising by yearly increments to a maximum of £21,837 per annum. 

Part Time - The commencing salary will be within Grade 4 starting at £7,690 (£19,719 pro rata) rising by yearly increments to a maximum of £8,516 (£21,837 pro rata) per annum.


Description  Enhanced Record Taker 

The purpose of the Enhanced Record Taker is to prepare, conduct and record remote interviews of victims and witnesses. This must be delivered to an equivalent standard of the Professionalisation Investigation Programme (PIP) and in accordance with the law, PACE Code C, Force policy and with reference to the ‘Practical Guide to Interviewing 2004’.

The Enhanced Record Taker will have the ability to identify and maximise all of the available evidence from conversation with an individual and ask pertinent questions to obtain as much information as possible.

In particular to:

  • Conduct remote (not face to face) interviews of victims and witnesses.
  • Provide care for victims and witnesses by identifying any Risk, Harm and Vulnerability issues assessing an appropriate response or the need for onward referral (e.g. VNA)
  • Adapt the communication style used to the needs of the individual, and confirm understanding of any element stated by the witness.
  • Record the statements of remote interviews and ensure section 9 PACE statements are legible, meet the required evidential and quality standards and comply with the CPS guidelines.
  • Complete allocated enquiries to PIP standard and within required timescales.
  • Be accountable for decisions regarding all aspects of preparing, conducting and recording interviews and producing statements; referring to Force policies but also with discretion for individual circumstances.

In addition there is a function intrinsic to this role. An employer’s duty of care and current legislation allows the Force to establish if a potential applicant could carry this out, either with or without reasonable adjustments. This function is:

  • Working with Disturbing Evidence of Disturbing Circumstances

To assist in ensuring applicants would be able to undertake this function of the role, a medical assessment via a questionnaire will be undertaken and may subsequently require a consultation with the Occupational Health Support Unit.


For further information please see the attached role profile.


Closing Date  27/06/2018
Interview  Date  To be Confirmed
More Information For further details or an informal discussion please contact Sue Chivell, Alliance Administration Services Manager on 07702 660376or alternatively email at Sue.CHIVELL@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk
Post Number  VAC - 2935


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